Belarusian Kristina Zdunkevich defeated Norwegian Ofelia Annette Hoye to win gold in the girls +57kg. Yana Tretsiak of Belarus overcame Turkish Nesrin Basi to secure the gold medal in the girls +65 kg.
The organizers did their best to host competitions at the high level by providing the best competition sites in the city. Minsk can host any world-level tournament. Thanks to such major sports events as Sberbankiada, we make new friends and get tonnes of amazing emotions from the games and the atmosphere, Vyacheslav Rodnoy said.
The 13th edition of the Summer International Sberbankiada in Minsk features 40 medal events. Sberbankiada is a major sports tournament of Sberbank Group and is one of the largest corporate competitions in the world.
Igor Petrishenko noted: “It was the first time our country had hosted such large-scale multisport competitions. The organization of the games was excellent. We confidently demonstrated we are capable of organizing and hosting any international event.”
According to German Gref, Minsk did not have the infrastructure for such large-scale competitions before. “But as the city prepared for the European Games it built world-class infrastructure. Now the city can host almost any tournament,” he said.
MAZ truck piloted by Aleksandr Vasilevsky showed the fifth time of 4:00:41, 38 minutes behind the leader Anton Shibalov of KAMAZ-MASTER. The Belarusian crew is sixth overall, losing over 5 hours to the leader.